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Mechanical Systems Engineer

Location
Karlskrona, Sweden
Closing date
3 October 2021
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We are expanding our team and looking for you with technical skills and interest in being responsible for one (or several) systems within the area of Ventilation, CBRN protection, Water systems and Fire extinguishing systems (Auxiliary systems) onboard surface ships. You could say that we work with the lungs and blood circulation of the ship – all systems on board are affected by our systems!

Your role

In this role, you will be involved in the entire development of surface ships from request to final tests. The concept of a Mechanical Systems Engineer with us include but are not limited to, the roles that other companies sometimes describes as “Project Engineer” and “ System Architect”. You will be the spider in the web with full support from different specialists, creating the system architecture from the requirement and function analysis, refine and follow the system throughout the whole Systems Engineering process and in the end verify the functionality onboard the ship. You will be the specialist for your systems, working with them in several different projects and products, making high demands on your ability to handle many issues ongoing at the same time.

The main tasks are:

  • Develop and ensure functionality for one or several systems onboard surface ships

  • Analyze requirements, and define system and make calculations.

  • Handle stakeholders internally and externally

  • Manage sub-suppliers and have a high Involvement in the procurement process

  • Perform system tests and verification onboard naval ships

The position may require some travel during test and commissioning phase of the project.

Your profile

We are looking for you with broad mechanical knowledge, can practice self-leadership and who will enjoy the role as a “go to person” within your system and area of expertise. To succeed you need to be a creative problem solver who can balance highly technical solutions with the unbeatable operational reliability of a hand-maneuvered valve. You are interested in solving complex problems with simple methods. The role include handling influences from internal and external stakeholders as well as much collaboration with colleagues, thus you need high communicative skills.

Required skills:

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Excellent communication skills in Swedish and English, verbal and written
     

Desired skills:

  • Experience in Systems Engineering process/HVAC-(Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning), cooling water-, fire extinguishing systems

  • Knowledge of standards and regulations in accordance to classifications (i.e DNV-GL/SOLAS etc.)

  • Experience of procurement interactions and complex projects

  • Having worked with commissioning and verification tests


This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.

What you will be a part of

You will be part of the section Mechanical Systems where we develop about 30 systems within the fields of Propulsion and Auxiliary systems. Systems like Propulsion, ventilation, CBRN protection, cooling/fresh water, fire extinguishing and sanity systems. Our team consist of approx. 13 highly skilled mechanical engineers, a helpful bunch of people who like to have fun at work and who are looking forward to welcoming you to the section!

Would you like to know more about the Saab-life and the benefits of joining us? Read our People Philosophy. 


We know diversity makes us better! As we work for an even gender distribution, we are happy to see female applicants for this position. Sometimes you have to work hard and put in an extra gear, but at Saab we also promote work life balance! If you are interested in what benefits you can take part of as an employee at Saab in Sweden, you can read more about them here.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. Your application may be in Swedish or English.  Questions about the job? Don´t hesitate to contact; Carl Snaar, recruiting manager +46 734 34 13 77 or Emelie Staaf, HR Specialist Recruitment +46 734 18 65 20.


If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.